Flatting
Flatting Flat"ting, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster]

2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

3. A method of preserving gilding unburnished, by touching with size. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

4. The process of forming metal into sheets by passing it between rolls. [1913 Webster]

{Flatting coat}, a coat of paint so put on as to have no gloss.

{Flatting furnace}. Same as {flattening oven}, under {Flatten}.

{Flatting mill}. (a) A rolling mill producing sheet metal; esp., in mints, the mill producing the ribbon from which the planchets are punched. (b) A mill in which grains of metal are flatted by steel rolls, and reduced to metallic dust, used for purposes of ornamentation. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Flatting — Flat Flat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flatted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flatting}.] 1. To make flat; to flatten; to level. [1913 Webster] 2. To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress. [1913 Webster] Passions are allayed, appetites are flatted. Barrow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flatting — noun the practice of living, with others, in a flat …   Wiktionary

  • flatting — flat·ting s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS artig., industr. tipo di vernice traslucida usata per dare brillantezza e impermeabilità al legno {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1963. ETIMO: der. di (to) flat verniciare una superficie …   Dizionario italiano

  • flatting — {{hw}}{{flatting}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv. Tipo di vernice traslucida, da applicarsi per dare brillantezza a mobili e sim …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • flatting — n. making flat, flattening …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flatting — present part of flat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flatting coat — Flatting Flat ting, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster] 2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. Gwilt. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flatting furnace — Flatting Flat ting, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster] 2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. Gwilt. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flatting mill — Flatting Flat ting, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster] 2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. Gwilt. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flatting agent — noun Etymology: flatting from gerund of flat (IV) : a material added to a coating (as a paint or varnish) to cause it to set with a matte surface …   Useful english dictionary

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